North Korea may have sent voice phishing apps to Chinese crime ring: UN report | NK News
July 22, 2024
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North Korea may have sent voice phishing apps to Chinese crime ring: UN report

Telephone scams are big business in DPRK-China border region, netting some $600M and likely funding weapons programs

North Korea may be supporting an organized crime ring in China by supplying it with voice phishing technology linked to over half-a-billion dollars in losses, a forthcoming U.N. report states.

Chinese national Hong Yong allegedly ran multiple voice phishing centers and bought voice phishing apps from a North Korean named Song Rim, the Panel of Experts (PoE) report states. 

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